Deidre Bradshaw – Director & Principal Neuropsychologist

BASc (Hons), MSC (Clinic Neuropsychology)

Deidre completed her Masters degree in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Melbourne in 1996. She has also been granted practice endorsement in Clinical Neuropsychology with the Psychology Board of Australia, is an APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologist Fellow, full Member of the Specialist Division of Neuropsychology (DoN) with the British Psychological Society and a member of the International Neuropsychological Society. She has over 20 years of clinical experience and has worked locally and internationally and in both the public and private sectors. Deidre has a specialist interest in the area of rehabilitation and reintegration into the workplace. She has extensive experience in providing independent clinical assessments for large organisations, private and government based, who require specialist advice in relation to compensation claims and rehabilitation matters.

Deidre is an accredited Neurofeedback practitioner and approved supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia and Clinical (Lecturer) within Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, Melbourne University.

Caitlin Knight – Neuropsychology Registrar

BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clin Neuro)

Caitlin completed her Masters degree in Clinical Neuropsychology at The University of Melbourne in 2020. She is currently completing her registrar program to gain endorsement in Clinical Neuropsychology with the Psychology Board of Australia. She is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society and College of Clinical Neuropsychology.

Caitlin originally hails from Cairns and has a great love for Far North Queensland and the unique lifestyle that it offers. She has a keen interest in neurodevelopmental and acquired neurological conditions and is passionate about supporting young people and the vulnerable in gaining the most from their educational, vocational and support services to live their most fulfilling lives. Caitlin hopes to develop her clinical neuropsychology skills and expertise in the exciting and diverse world of private practice over the coming years.

Steffen Tannenberg – Business Assistance & Maintenance

Steffen is our cheerful and dedicated business assistant. Steffen can be seen around the NQNS premises ensuring we have a safe, inviting and well stocked clinic environment. Steffen is a friendly addition to the NQNS team who is always ready to have a laugh and cheerful discussion with NQNS visitors.

Steffen is experienced in building and cabinet making, he also holds qualifications in massage therapy specializing in his passion of traditional Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage.

Michelle Flanagan – Senior Admin Officer

Michelle is an office wizard with over 20 years experience in the health industry, including roles in Local and State Government, Private Practice and General Practice. Michelle brings a wealth of administration and health knowledge with her to the NQNS team. After traipsing around the country following her husband’s work, Michelle has now settled back in her hometown and is firmly remaining a local.

Georgia Ryan – Junior Admin Officer

Georgia has moved to Townsville to study a Bachelor of Engineering and Science after completing her senior year in 2021.  Remarkably, she already has 3 years experience in medical administration and is a valued addition to NQNS.

Professional Registration

NQNS holds professional membership with the following associations:

  • Psychology Board AHPRA (PBA)
  • Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (APS)
  • International Neuropsychological Society (INS)
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Division of Neuropsychology (BPS)

NQ Neuropsychology would like to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First People and Traditional Custodians. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and are committed to making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people.

NQ Neuropsychology is committed to embracing diversity and eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of health services. We welcome all people irrespective of ethnicity, lifestyle choice, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.